The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1945

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (1889 - 1945)

Austrian-German politician and author, Dictator of Nazi Germany
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882 - 1945)

American politician, 32nd President of the United States
Anne Frank

Anne Frank (1929 - 1945)

German-Dutch author and Holocaust victim
Benito Mussolini

Benito Mussolini (1883 - 1945)

Italian politician and dictator
Subhas Chandra Bose

Subhas Chandra Bose (1897 - 1945)

Indian politician and activist
Joseph Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels (1897 - 1945)

German politician
Eva Braun

Eva Braun (1912 - 1945)

German wife of Adolf Hitler
George S. Patton

George S. Patton (1885 - 1945)

American Army general
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906 - 1945)

German pastor and theologian
David Lloyd George

David Lloyd George (1863 - 1945)

English lawyer and politician
Martin Bormann

Martin Bormann (1900 - 1945)

German Nazi official
Béla Bartók

Béla Bartók (1881 - 1945)

Hungarian composer
John Basilone

John Basilone (1916 - 1945)

American marine
Edgar Cayce

Edgar Cayce (1877 - 1945)

American psychic
Irma Grese

Irma Grese (1923 - 1945)

German SS officer
Vidkun Quisling

Vidkun Quisling (1887 - 1945)

Norwegian soldier, politician, and traitor
Margot Frank

Margot Frank (1926 - 1945)

German-Dutch holocaust victim
Milton S. Hershey

Milton S. Hershey (1857 - 1945)

American businessman, founded The Hershey Company
Clara Petacci

Clara Petacci (1912 - 1945)

Italian mistress of Benito Mussolini
Hermann Fegelein

Hermann Fegelein (1906 - 1945)

German SS general
Robert H. Goddard

Robert H. Goddard (1882 - 1945)

American physicist and inventor
Magda Goebbels

Magda Goebbels (1901 - 1945)

German wife of Joseph Goebbels
Eric Liddell

Eric Liddell (1902 - 1945)

Scottish runner
Käthe Kollwitz

Käthe Kollwitz (1867 - 1945)

German painter and sculptor
Emily Carr

Emily Carr (1871 - 1945)

Canadian painter and author
Wilhelm Canaris

Wilhelm Canaris (1887 - 1945)

German admiral and intelligence chief
Roland Freisler

Roland Freisler (1893 - 1945)

German lawyer and judge
Thomas Hunt Morgan

Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866 - 1945)

American geneticist
Walter Model

Walter Model (1891 - 1945)

German field marshal
Anton Webern

Anton Webern (1883 - 1945)

Austrian composer
Alla Nazimova

Alla Nazimova (1879 - 1945)

Russian-American actress, scriptwriter, and producer
Ernie Pyle

Ernie Pyle (1900 - 1945)

World War II war correspondent and writer
Pierre Laval

Pierre Laval (1883 - 1945)

French politician
Odilo Globocnik

Odilo Globocnik (1904 - 1945)

Austrian SS leader
Robert Ley

Robert Ley (1890 - 1945)

German politician
Fedor von Bock

Fedor von Bock (1880 - 1945)

German field marshal
Josef Kramer

Josef Kramer (1906 - 1945)

German SS officer
Karl Hanke

Karl Hanke (1903 - 1945)

German general
Robert Benchley

Robert Benchley (1889 - 1945)

Writer, critic, film actor
Ernst Cassirer

Ernst Cassirer (1874 - 1945)

German philosopher
William Joseph Simmons

William Joseph Simmons (1880 - 1945)

Klu klux Klan founder
Franz Werfel

Franz Werfel (1890 - 1945)

Austrian-Bohemian novelist